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Jessie Gates

November 21, 2018

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Jessie Gates graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Gates is the daughter of Thomas Gates of Waterloo. She is a 2018 graduate of Waterloo High School.

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